The Rapture Exposed (Google eBook)

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Basic Books, Mar 30, 2007 - Religion - 240 pages
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The idea of "The Rapture"--the return of Christ to rescue and deliver Christians off the earth--is an extremely popular interpretation of the Bible's Book of Revelation and a jumping-off point for the b
  

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An Eye-Opening Read

User Review  - Ruth - Christianbook.com

I'll admit it--I was a Dispensationalist before I read this book, albeit un-researched. I grew up, as did many, believing the message of the Thief in the Night videos and the Left Behind series. But ... Read full review

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User Review  - D. Marshall - Goodreads

Not too bad! As someone that did not grow up reading Left Behind, it was good to get an idea of what the series was about without having to read it myself. I also enjoyed her emphasis on the non ... Read full review

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Contents

The Destructive Racket of Rapture
1
The Invention of the Rapture
19
The Rapture Script for the Middle East
47
Prophecy and Apocalypse
81
The Journey Begins
103
Lamb Power
109
Nonviolence
115
Rapture in Reverse
141
The Journey Outward
159
Debunking the Rapture by Verse
173
Reader Discussion Guide
187
Acknowledgments
208
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About the author (2007)

Barbara R. Rossing teaches New Testament at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago. She holds a doctorate from Harvard University Divinity School and a Masters of Divinity degree from Yale University Divinity School. An ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, she lives in Chicago.

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